Ref NoRC/71/5
TitleCorrespondence, 1906-12
DescriptionCorrespondence, 1906-12, between the Commission and Alexander Gow, Sir Alfred Keogh, Herbert Wright, Professor John B. Farmer, A.G. Green, Professor Adam Sedgwick, Arthur G. Egerton and Francis E. Douglas, concerning the granting of a charter to Imperial College; the value of land on the Commission's Estate occupied by Imperial College; the need for well trained men in chemistry and the better encouragement of scientific research; the development of a Department of Plant Physiology and Pathology at Imperial College; discussion regarding the possible development of a new department at Imperial College endowed by the 1851 Commission; the opening of the Bessemer Laboratory; the decision to establish a Department of Chemical Technology at Imperial College on a site made available by the Commission.
Also: Memorandum by the Rector (of Imperial College) regarding the desirability of establishing advanced scholarships at Imperial College; letters, from Professor Raphael Meldola and Herbert Levinstein, and comment in the press on the need for scholarships in Industry; Paper to the Governors of Imperial College from Adam Sedgwick 'The relation of the Imperial College to the University of London', July 1910; Booklets: 'Opening of the Bessemer Laboratory, 30 January 1912'; 'Memorandum issued by the Bessemer Memorial Committee'.
Date1906 - 1912
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